Message from Mr Kedir Nefo (General Manager)

  Ethiopian Government declared recently      poverty   and backwardness as the critical    important strategic enemies of its people and    development of our country. To eradicate these  enemies country wide mass movement and        struggle have been carried out since it has been    declared.


Through these all rounded movements, fast and sustainable economic and social growth and transformation have been registered for the last 11 years. Policies, strategies and programmes prepared and tested effectively for the last eleven years showed that the direction Ethiopian government is following is competitive and useful to lead the country economic development in the right way. The central point of this direction is it serves all people to use the result of development widely in equity manner.

Large parts of our population live in a rural area. Their life and livelihood is based on agriculture. Focusing on this part of society and economic sector is paramount to bring fundamental change and development in a sustainable manner in the country. The development and utilization of improved agricultural practices and technologies in the rural areas should get emphasis to bring continuous growth and transformation in agriculture.


The system of development and access of improved agricultural technologies and practices to farmers need to be competitive, efficient, effective and suitable to improve seed utilization of rural areas, which could bring continous faster increased productivity and production. This requires the integrate and ownness of all value chain actors and supportesrs. To access improved technologies and practices at each farmer get and improve his labor and farm producity is not an easy task. It requires special strategic approach which is called technology and best practice scaling up. This strategy cannot be achieved ubless there is commitiment from all participants, which requires fundamental attitudinal change.

The oromia government understood the scenario, took its in

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